4 Jun 2020

Rent relief too little too late for small businesses

From Midday Report, 12:15 pm on 4 June 2020

Small businesses unable to pay rent on commerical leases have been given a lifeline.

From today, commercial tenants and their landlords who cannot reach agreement on how much rent to pay will go to compulsory arbitration.

Emma Fraser from Allure Nail Salon in Tauranga told the Epidemic Response Committee nearly two months ago that the Government needed to sort this problem. 

She spoke with Māni Dunlop.